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Young Concert Artists Presents

Young Concert Artists: Martin James Bartlett, piano

Thursday | February 24, 2022 | 7:30 pm

“A true poet of the keyboard.”  – Bachtrack JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU  –  Suite in A Minor, RCT 5 - VII. Gavotte et six doubles FRANÇOIS COUPERIN  –  Les Barricades Mysterieuses FRANÇOIS COUPERIN  –  Le Tic Toc Choc, Ou…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Concert Artists Guild Co-Present

Music Speaks: Undiluted Days – Merz Trio

Tuesday | March 1, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Directed by Jonathan Levin “Riveting” … “stunning virtuosity and ensemble work” … “fresh and surprising interpretations” — Susan Pena, Reading Eagle CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI  –  Interrotte speranze (Broken hope, 1619) arr. Merz Trio…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Ecstatic Music: Angel Bat Dawid & Standing on the Corner

Thursday | March 3, 2022 | 7:30 pm

A treasured member of Chicago’s avant-jazz scene, composer, improviser, clarinetist and pianist Angel Bat Dawid was named “2019’s brightest new jazz star” by The Guardian. At Merkin Hall she’ll join forces with Brooklyn avant-garde band Standing on the Corner. $15…

(new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Fast Forward: Contemporary Festival

Sunday | March 6, 2022 | 4:30 pm

Dedicated to international solo and chamber works composed after 1970, this concert features students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School. Program TBA. View our current COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

What Makes It Great? Mozart’s “Dissonance” Quartet

Monday | March 7, 2022 | 7:30 pm

With host Rob Kapilow & Harlem Quartet The original listeners of Mozart’s unusual 1785 String Quartet No. 19 in C Major thought the composer had made a mistake. Early publishers even tried to change the harmonically complex intro, believing that it couldn’t have been what Mozart…

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Fast Forward: Henry Schneider Concert

Tuesday | March 8, 2022 | 2 pm

Featuring rising star performers from Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School, which offers music, dance and theater classes and instrument lessons to students of all ages and backgrounds.  The series is named for Henry Schneider, who presided over the Henry & Lucy Moses Fund.…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman music center & New York festival of song co-present

New York Festival of Song: Love Songs in 176 Keys – 4 hands, 4 voices, 4 countries

Tuesday | March 15, 2022 | 8 pm

Caramoor's 2022 Vocal Rising Stars perform love songs from Brazil, Germany, France, and America; each chapter begins with a virtuoso duo-piano overture. Music by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Johannes Brahms, Gabriel Fauré, Darius Milhaud, George Gershwin, and many others. View our current COVID-19…

(classical, new-music, musical-theater, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Forest Song

Friday | March 18, 2022 | 7 pm

The Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival brings the new music of Ukraine to American audiences, contextualizing this repertoire through discussion with scholars, performers and composers. The 2022 festival will journey through the ancient Ukrainian landscape,mythologies of nature and centuries…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: In the Field

Saturday | March 19, 2022 | 8 pm

The Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival brings the new music of Ukraine to American audiences, contextualizing this repertoire through discussion with scholars, performers and composers. The 2022 festival will journey through the ancient Ukrainian landscape, mythologies of nature…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival Co-Present

Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival: Anthropocene

Sunday | March 20, 2022 | 3 pm

The Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival brings the new music of Ukraine to American audiences, contextualizing this repertoire through discussion with scholars, performers and composers. The 2022 festival will journey through the ancient Ukrainian landscape, mythologies of nature…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Piano Dialogues: Anthony de Mare – LIAISONS

Saturday | March 26, 2022 | 7:30 pm

LIAISONS: Reimagining Sondheim From the Piano “To hear composers take my work and take it seriously… it’s a thrill.” – Stephen Sondheim Conceived by acclaimed concert pianist Anthony de Mare, LIAISONS is a landmark commissioning and concert project that brings together…

(classical, new-music, musical-theater, season-highlights)

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New York Philharmonic presents

New York Philharmonic Ensembles

Sunday | March 27, 2022 | 3 pm

Up close and personal. An Ensembles concert provides an intimate connection between musician and audience. Individual talents that make up the Orchestra. Experience the passion and personality of the performers. And see how a small setting can make for a huge musical event. Program TBA View our…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Young Concert Artists Presents

Young Concert Artists: Quartet Amabile

Wednesday | March 30, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Chihiro Kitada, violin Yuna Shinohara, violin Meguna Naka, viola Tatsuki Sasanuma, cello W.A. MOZART: String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat Major, K. 458 DAI FUJIKURA: Aquarius (U.S. premiere) MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 6 in F Minor, Op. 80 Quartet Amabile won First Prize at the…

(new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Ecstatic Music: Holland Andrews & Darian Donovan Thomas

Thursday | March 31, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Two innovative, multidisciplinary Brooklyn-based musical artists collaborate for the first time on the stage of Merkin Hall. Holland Andrews is a vocalist, composer, and performance artist whose work is based on emotionality in its many forms. Andrews focuses on the abstraction of operatic and…

(new-music, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

What Makes It Great? Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings

Monday | April 4, 2022 | 7:30 pm

With host Rob Kapilow & the Manhattan School of Music Sinfonia In this exploration of one of Tchaikovsky’s most beautiful pieces, host Rob Kapilow takes on the many misconceptions we have about this legendary composer. Though today we think of him as the quintessential Russian nationalist…

(classical, season-highlights)

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Kaufman Music Center & Concert Artists Guild Co-Present

Music Speaks: Ohrwurm – Tabea Debus, recorder & Alon Sariel, lute

Tuesday | April 5, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Works by Heinrich Biber, John Dowland, J.S. Bach, Georg PhilippTelemann and Joan Rokus van Roosendael “A romp through catchy tunes from the 14th century all the way through to contemporary solo recorder pieces.'  – BBC Radio 3 Described by The Times as a charismatic virtuoso,…

(classical, new-music, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Fast Forward: ComposerFest

Sunday | April 10, 2022 | 4:30 pm

Featuring rising star performers from Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School and Special Music School. Program TBA. Watch the 2021 ComposerFest View our current COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

(classical, season-highlights)

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KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS

Tuesday Matinees: Musicians from Ravinia

Tuesday | April 12, 2022 | 2 pm

Featuring Miriam Fried, violin in chamber ensembles LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN  –  Piano Trio No. 1 BÉLA BARTÓK  –  String Quartet No. 2 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN  –  String Quartet No. 12 Musicians from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is a…

(classical)

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Kaufman music center & New York festival of song co-present

New York Festival of Song: The Wider View – Songs by Black Composers

Wednesday | April 13, 2022 | 8 pm

Music by Hale Smith, Margaret Bonds, Adolphus C. Hailstork, H. Leslie Adams and others. View our current COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

(classical, new-music, musical-theater, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

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Young Concert Artists Presents

Young Concert Artists: Megan Moore, mezzo-soprano & Francesco Barfoed, piano

Wednesday | April 20, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Songs by Undine Smith Moore LYNX’s Amplify Series      Songs by Tariq Al-Sabir, Emily Cooley, Travis Reynolds, Joel David Balzun Danish Songs by Rued Langgaard Songs by Cécile Chaminade Songs by Franz Schubert G.F. Handel’s Lucretia…

(classical, new-music, vocal-performance, season-highlights)

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